36 Esau said, “Isn’t he rightly named Jacob[a]?(A) This is the second time he has taken advantage of(B) me: He took my birthright,(C) and now he’s taken my blessing!”(D) Then he asked, “Haven’t you reserved any blessing for me?”

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 27:36 Jacob means he grasps the heel, a Hebrew idiom for he takes advantage of or he deceives.

So when Ahijah heard the sound of her footsteps at the door, he said, “Come in, wife of Jeroboam. Why this pretense?(A) I have been sent to you with bad news.

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